Gitlab’s 2017 Postgres Outage

The Downtime Project
The Downtime Project
Gitlab's 2017 Postgres Outage

On January 31st, 2017, Gitlab experienced 24 hours of downtime and some data loss. After it was over, the team wrote a fantastic post-mortem about the experience. Listen to Tom and Jamie walk through the outage and opine on the value of having a different color prompt on machines in your production environment.